Stuff I like helping with
Which is to say, things I do every day
I like to get websites off the ground, for myself or for you. Once you commit to getting it started, it’s easy as pie for a professional or yourself to tweak it.
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
AWS is utterly awesome – once you understand it. Until then, it’s a foreign language. Possibly one most non techies never learn. I love to use AWS, and I’m happy to share the knowledge.
This is where I give you an arbitrary (but very high) score for myself in platforms I'm competent in.
Amazon Web Services
EC2, RDS, ELB, SES
Install/configure, Views, Rules
Sole trader for teh win
By the way in case you hadn’t guessed it – I’m Ben Helps.
Novocastrian, coffee swilling, agnostic, freelancing, website developing, home
business driven, tinkerer, wannabe handyman, devoted husband and father.
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